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2014

  1. Greening the Economies of Least Developed Countries: The Role of Skills and Training

    29 October 2014

    This policy brief draws the attention of policy-makers and social partners in least developed countries to the role of skills development in facilitating the building of greener economies, as a way to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication. It is based on research applied in policy design and numerous case studies of country experiences and good practices.

  2. Green jobs and renewable energy in Namibia: low carbon, high employment

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the renewable energy and jobs potential in Namibia.

  3. Skills for green jobs in Namibia: Occupational changes in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential occupational changes from a transition towards a green economy in Namibia.

  4. Green entrepreneurship: Creating green jobs through sustainable enterprise development in Namibia

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green enterprise development in Namibia.

  5. Green jobs in Namibia: Opportunities for job creation in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green jobs creation in Namibia.

  6. Green Jobs Malaysia Project

    29 July 2014

    This fact sheet summarizes ILO's green jobs promotion in Malaysia

  7. The economics of biogas. Creating green jobs in the dairy sector in India

    12 May 2014

    The study analyses the economics and employment of the cow dung industry whilst also paying attention to the environmental and emission aspects. Based on a case study of the dairy cluster in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, the paper argues for an integrated 'Energy-Dairy' policy aligning dung management strategies to the national industry policy.

  8. Green jobs in Mexico

    21 February 2014

    This report summarizes the main findings of a national green jobs assessment conducted in Mexico in 2013. The assessment revealed how many green jobs currently exist in the country and which sectors show the strongest potential for further green jobs creation.

2013

  1. Decent work in waste management

    20 December 2013

    The study analyses the City of Windhoek’s waste management system based on the provision of cleaning and collection services through small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The objective of the study is thereby to take stock of the several dimensions related to decent work in waste management. As such, it can be seen as the starting point of a constructive dialogue on suitable ways and means to improve working conditions and enable employment creation in the waste management sector.

  2. Providing clean energy and energy access through cooperatives

    20 December 2013

    This publication is a collection of case studies on cooperatives in energy production, distribution and consumption as a contribution to the on-going search for ways in which the goal of sustainable Energy for All can be turned into a reality.

  3. Inter-Agency Workshop Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy: Assessing Policies and Practices - Workshop Report

    06 December 2013

    This report summarizes the discussions of the first global workshop on green jobs assessments and related policy implications, held on 4 and 5 March 2013 in Turin, Italy.

  4. Promoting green entrepreneurship among young women and men in Kenya

    18 September 2013

    The Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) is a partnership between the Africa Commission, the Youth Employment Network and the ILO. Through training and business plan competition it promotes green entrepreneurship among young women and men in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.

  5. Greening the hotel industry in Thailand

    03 July 2013

    The ILO’s Greener Business Asia project addresses the need to shift towards more sustainable and responsible business models, through worker-employer co-operation. It promotes environmentally-friendly practices, whilst also advancing the decent work agenda in workplaces. This factsheet summarizes experiences from the hotel industry in Thailand.

  6. Promoting green jobs through the inclusion of informal waste pickers in Chile

    01 July 2013

    This factsheet summarizes ILO's experience in providing technical assistance to an inter-ministerial taskforce, responsible for designing a public policy for the inclusion of informal waste pickers into the waste management sector.

  7. Promoting green jobs in Bangladesh: Women solar technicians and entrepreneurs

    01 July 2013

    The training of solar technicians provides employment and income opportunities. Simultaneously, it facilitates a low-carbon development path through the promotion of renewable energy. This fact sheet summarizes the experience from Bangladesh

  8. Environmentally sustainable construction in Philippines' social housing sector

    01 July 2013

    This fact sheet presents how the employment model in sustainable construction, developed through the Green Jobs in Asia project, established a strategy for the creation of green jobs in the Philippines.

  9. Are you in search of a Green Biz idea?

    17 June 2013

    This manual, elaborated jointly by YEF Africa and the Green Jobs Programme, aims to be a guide for entrepreneurs who are willing to start a green business idea.

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